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Jane Austen Seven Volume Set: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works (The Novel Library)

By: Austen, Jane; Church, Richard

Price: $295.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2267854

Condition: Near Fine


1975 second edition, reset from the 1958 Folio edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. An attractive set of novels by Jane Austen comprising all the works she completed in her lifetime, decoratively bound in quarter grey cloth with gilt titles and designs, and multi-colored stamped paper over boards. Includes: Sense and Sensibility; Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Shorter Works. Each volume includes an introduction by Richard Church and wood engravings by Joan Hassall. View more info

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Scarlet Pimpernel

By: Baroness Orczy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265801

Condition: Near Fine


42nd printing. Front jacket flap corners trimmed, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1927 Hard Cover. vi, 341, [3] pp. 8vo. A novel set during the portion of the French Revolution known as the Reign of Terror. The story of Sir Percy Blakeney, a chivalrous Englishman married to the beautiful French actress, Marguerite St. Just, with whom he pretends to be a slow-witted dandy. However this is but a ruse to hide his true identity as the Scarlet Pimpernel, who with his “League of the Scarlet Pimpernel”, a secret society of English aristocrats, rescue French royalists before they can be marched atop ... View more info

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Looking Backward: 2000 - 1887 (Riverside Paper Series, No. 8, Extra, Sept. 21, 1889)

By: Bellamy, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1889

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2098876

Condition: Good


Early reprint ('Three hundred and ninety-third thousand'). Spine lightly creased, minor loss from wrappers along spine head & foot, very faint stain to top of page ridge with associated minor wave to page corners. 1889 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 337, [14] pp. Publisher advertisement follows text, ads inside front & rear wrapper, Emerson Pianos and W. Baker & Co.'s Breakfast Cocoa advertised on rear wrapper. Looking Backward: 2000-1887 is a utopian novel by Edward Bellamy, a lawyer and writer from western Massachusetts, and was first published in 1888. Accordin... View more info

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Too Far From Home: Selected Writings of Paul Bowles

By: Bowles, Paul; Halpern, Daniel; Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Ecco Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281124

ISBN: 0880012951

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges lightly foxed. 1993 Hard Cover. xviii, 697, [5] pp. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 3/8. Edited by Daniel Halpern, with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates. For over forty-five years, Paul Bowles has been one of this century's most enigmatic and intriguing writers, best known for his novel The Sheltering Sky. This striking collection highlights Bowles's undeniable virtuosity and brings together for the first time his finest work including a new unpublished novella, Too Far From Home, and previously unpublished letters. Paul Frederic Bowles (December 30, 1910 – November 18, 1999) was an ... View more info

Jane Eyre

By: Bronte, Charlotte (Bell, Currer)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1890

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292787

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1890. Spine faded, edges a bit rubbed, ink gift note on front endpaper dated 1907, rear hinge just beginning to weaken. ix, 464 pp. 16mo. Half-leather: green leather spine and corners, decorative paper over boards with matching endpapers, gilt titles and fleur de lis decorations on spine, top edge gilt, engraved frontispiece by O. Grosch (Oscar Edward Grosch). Jane Eyre (originally published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published on 16 October 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England, under the pen name Currer Bell.... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266404

Condition: Good


Lacks slipcase. Edges rubbed, boards toned (as usual), front hinge of both volumes just starting. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2267170

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Spines a bit soiled, boards toned (as usual), slipcase rubbed with some loss of paper from one panel, top seam weakening. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270872

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase. Boards lightly toned, corners lightly rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published in London, England in 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. with the title J... View more info

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Jane Eyre & Wuthering Heights

By: Bronte, Charlotte; Bronte, Emily

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Random House: 1943

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291057

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume, boards faintly toned (but less than we usually see), 1 inch split to bottom slipcase seam, slipcase a bit rubbed. 1943 Hard Cover. Two volumes originally issued together as a set in publisher's slipcase. 343, [1]; 212, [2] pp. 10 x 8. Engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Pictorial paper over boards hardcover bindings, green cloth spines, gilt titles, green top page ridge. Includes the edition of Jane Eyre featured in the major motion picture 'Definitely Maybe'. Jane Eyre is a famous and influential novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was p... View more info

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The Good Earth

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2271920

ISBN: 0743272935

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Edges lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 357, [3] pp. Reading group guide follows text. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. I can only write what I know, and I know nothing but China, having always lived there, wrote Pearl Buck. In The Good Earth she presents a graphic view of a China when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth cent... View more info

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The Way of All Flesh

By: Butler, Samuel; Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2205695

Condition: Fine


1980 Full-Leather. xxx, 588 pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Theodore Dreiser, illustrations by Robert Ward Johnson. The Way of All Flesh (1903) is a semi-autobiographical novel by Samuel Butler which attacks Victorian-era hypocrisy. Written between 1873 and 1884, it traces four generations of the Pontifex family. It represents a relaxation from the religious outlook from a Calvinistic approach, which is presented as harsh. Butler dared not publish it during his lifetime, but when it... View more info

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A Lost Lady (Vintage Classics)

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261537

ISBN: 0679728872

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Faint crease to front wrapper. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Marian Forrester is the symbolic flower of the Old American West. She draws her strength from that solid foundation, bringing delight and beauty to her elderly husband, to the small town of Sweet Water where they live, to the prairie land itself, and to the young narrator of her story, Neil Herbert. All are bewitched by her brilliance and grace, and all are ultimately betrayed. For Marian longs for life on any terms, and in fulfilling herself, she loses all she loved and all who loved he... View more info

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Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha [Parts I & II in One Volume]

By: Cervantes [Saavedra], Miguel de; Jarvis, Charles

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Co.:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2164512

Condition: Near Fine


No date, circa 1880. Spine slightly faded, minimal wear to corners, ink name on front flyleaf. 811 pp. 8vo. Parts 1 and 2 complete in one volume. Original blue cloth, gilt & black decorations design, titles in relief, floral decorative endpapers. Don Quixote (fully titled The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha), is a novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story by inventing a Moorish chronicler for Don Quixote named Cide Hamete Benengeli. Published in two volumes a decade apart (in 1605 and 1615), Don Quixote is the most influe... View more info

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The First Part of The Life and Achievements of the Renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha (The Illustrated Modern Library)

By: Cervantes [Saavedra], Miguel de; Motteux, Peter

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Illustrated Modern Library / Random House, Inc.: 1946

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2291915

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Includes acetate jacket. 1/2 inch chip from jacket spine head, titles rubbed away on front board and front jacket panel, edges rubbed. 1946 Hard Cover. xviii, 587 pp. 8vo. Part one of Cervantes's epic satirical masterpiece, with beautiful color illustrations by Salvador Dali. The farcical nature of Quixote's ill-considered exploits pair wonderfully with the fantastical nature of Dali's images. An excellent edition of an important work. View more info

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The House on Mango Street

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277103

ISBN: 0679734775

Condition: Near Fine


Ink stamp on front wrapper verso and blurb page, ink name. 1991 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 110 pp. Told in a series of vignettes stunning for their eloquence, The House on Mango Street is Sandra Cisneros's greatly admired novel of a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Acclaimed by critics, beloved by children, their parents and grandparents, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, it has entered the canon of coming-of-age classics. Sometimes heartbreaking, s... View more info

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La Vagabonde [The Vagabond]

By: Colette; Remfry-Kidd, Charlotte

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283811

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Lacks jacket. Spine faded, front hinge just beginning to loosen. 1931 Hard Cover. 314 pp. 8vo. An English translation of the French novel first published in 1910, by the author nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948, and best known for her novella Gigi. This novel's protagonist is a woman who becomes a dancer after divorcing her husband. The plot is inspired by events in Colette's own life. View more info

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Pinocchio

By: Collodi, C.; Chaffee, Allen; Lenski, Lois

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1946

Seller ID: 2204050

Condition: Good


Edges heavily rubbed, crayon marking to one page. 1946 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. The Adventures of Pinocchio (pi-NOH-kee-oh; Italian: Le avventure di Pinocchio [le avven?tu?re di pi?n?kkjo]) is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi, written in Pescia. The first half was originally a serial in 1881 and 1882, published as La storia di un burattino (literally The tale of a puppet), and then later completed as a book for children in February 1883. It is about the mischievous adventures of an animated marionette named Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.It ... View more info

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The Rover (The Malay Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad)

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1931

Seller ID: 2200784

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket. Ink stamp on half-title page, jacket flap corners trimmed. 1931 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 286 pp. 8 x 5 5/8. 8vo. Original black cloth, yellow titles. Map and illustration on yellow endpapers. Illustrations by William Kemp Starrett. Part of the Malay Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad series, which were printed with uniform covers and wrap-around yellow jackets with two ships at sea flanked by seagulls.Author's last complete novel, depicting the rivalry of the French and English in the Mediterranean at the time of the French Revolut... View more info

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The Rover: A Story of Napoleonic Times

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276926

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Very good in fair jacket. Rear hinge repaired, jacket toned and splitting along flap seams. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 286 pp. 8 x 5 5/8. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles. Author's last complete novel, depicting the rivalry of the French and English in the Mediterranean at the time of the French Revolution. An epigraph Conrad placed on the title page of this work, taken from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, later became his epitaph. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Joseph Conrad was a Polish-born English-language novelist who in 1886 became a... View more info

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Lord Jim: A Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph; Monserrat, Nicholas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261262

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IX: 24 laid in. Spine faded, slipcase edges toned. 1959 Hard Cover. x, [1], 407 pp. 8vo. Conrad's moving tale of a sailor who is accused of abandoning ship. Introduction by Nicholas Monsarrat, color lithographs by Lynd Ward. Lord Jim is a novel by Joseph Conrad originally published in Blackwood's Magazine from October 1899 to November 1900. The novel is in two main parts, firstly Jim's lapse aboard the Patna and his consequent fall, and secondly an adventure story about Jim's rise and the tale's denouement amongst the people of Patusan - set in t... View more info

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The Last of the Mohicans

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins: 1964

Seller ID: 2287618

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. A near fine copy in a very good slipcase. Slipcase corners lightly rubbed. 1964 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. Red flexible leatherette binding. Top page ridge gilt. The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 is a historical novel written by James Fenimore Cooper in 1826. It is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known to contemporary audiences.[1] The Pathfinder, published 14 years later in 1840, is its sequel.[2] The Last of the Mohicans is set in 1757, during the French and Indian War (the... View more info

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The Deerslayer; or: The First War-Path

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; Winterich, John T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1961

Seller ID: 2261914

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number X:25 laid in. Spine lightly toned, slipcase edges lightly faded. 1961 Hard Cover. xiv, 510 pp. 8vo. One of several variant bindings released by Heritage, this featuring cream cloth, gilt titles, and an illustration by Edward A. Wilson mounted on the front board. Illustrations by Edward A. Wilson throughout, introduction by John T. Winterich. Part of Cooper's famous Leatherstocking Saga, featuring Natty Bumpo. View more info

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Old Goriot

By: De Balzac, Honore; Marriage, Ellen; Mauriac, Francois

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press / The Nonesuch Press: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261267

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number 4N laid in. Spine a bit faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xv, 316, [1] pp. 8vo. Translated from the French by Ellen Marriage, with an introduction by Francois Mauriac, and illustrations by Rene Ben Sussan. Old Goriot or Father Goriot) is an 1835 novel by French novelist and playwright Honore de Balzac (1799–1850), included in the Scenes de la vie Parisienne section of his novel sequence La Comedie humaine. Set in Paris in 1819, it follows the intertwined lives of three characters: the elderly doting Goriot; a mysterious... View more info

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The Little Prince [Le Petit Prince]

By: De Saint Exupery, Antoine; Woods, Katherine

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock: 1943

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2203592

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Beige cloth, maroon titles, Madison Avenue address on front jacket flap. Minimal wear to board corners, jacket heavily toned with minor loss from corners, all jacket flap corners trimmed (including price). 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 91, [2] pp. Translated from the French by Katherine Woods. This story revolves around a little boy who leaves the small planet on which he lives alone, to travel the universe. During his odyssey, which culminates in a trip to Earth, he encounters a series of extraordinary adults.The Little Prince (French: Le Petit P... View more info

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Our Mutual Friend; Little Dorrit; Reprinted Pieces (The Works of Charles Dickens, Library Edition, Volume 4)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1868

Seller ID: 2200084

Condition: Good


Bottom corner lightly stained. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340; 343; 112, 6 pp. 8vo. Volume 4 of a 6-volume set. Includes: Our Mutual Friend; Little Dorrit; Reprinted Pieces. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. Many of his novels, with their recurrent concern for social reform, first appeared in magazines in serialised form, a popular format at the time. Unlike othe... View more info

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Little Dorrit

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bradbury & Evans: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271960

Condition: Fair


First edition (three-line errata on p. xiv, William for Frederick on p. 317). Sold as is, an ideal copy for restoration to your specifications. Text block separated from cover, most of spine label lost, boards rubbed. Pencil name on front flyleaf. 1857 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 625, [3] pp. 8vo. Half-leather, marbled boards. Illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz). Amy Dorrit’s father is not very good with money. She was born in the Marshalsea debtors’ prison and has lived there with her family for all of her twenty-two years, only leaving during the ... View more info

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Nicholas Nickleby; Martin Chuzzlewit; American Notes (Vol. 2, The Complete Works of Charles Dickens, Library Edition)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1868

Seller ID: 2285880

Condition: Good


Corners rubbed with minor loss. 1868 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Volume 2 of a six-volume set. Includes complete works of Nicholas Nickleby, Martin Chuzzlewit, American Notes. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations, blind-stamped decorations. Illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and H.K. [Hablot Knight] Browne, also known as 'Phiz'. Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. Many of ... View more info

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Five Christmas Novels: A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; The Cricket on the Hearth; The Battle of Life; The Haunted Man (The Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf (The Heritage Press): 1939

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286579

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase in very good condition. Slipcase edges faded. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 404 pp. 8vo. Includes several color plates by Reginald Birch. Includes: A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; The Cricket on the Hearth; The Battle of Life; The Haunted Man. View more info

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The Chimes

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton / Hasell, Watson & Viney, Ld.: 1913

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2287788

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded, front and end matter a bit toned, small bookseller ticket on front endpaper. 1913 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, [1], 137, [1] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles, gilt and blind-stamped decorations, grey endpapers with holiday bell (chime) motif. Tipped in color plates by Hugh Thomson. A short holiday novel, published a year after A Christmas Carol, which represents the second in Dickens's five-volume Christmas Books series. View more info

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A Tale of Two Cities (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Dickens, Charles; Winterich, John T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2275775

Condition: Near Fine


Minor scuffs along edges, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1981 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 371 pp. Original red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by John T. Winterich, illustrations by Rene ben Sussan. This novel traces the private lives of a group of people caught up in the cataclysm of the French Revolution and the Terror. Dicken's based his historical detail on Carlyle's The French Revolution, and his own observations and investigations during his numerous visits to Paris. View more info